Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Sunday 5 April

Start date
05/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Overground between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

Southern between London Bridge / London Victoria and Crystal Palace / Coulsdon Town / Caterham and also between London Bridge and London Victoria via Crystal Palace

Thameslink between Peterborough / Bedford / Cambridge / London Bridge and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Horsham / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon, closing some lines.

London Overground:

No London Overground trains will run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Customers should use Southern services between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.


Trains between London Bridge and Caterham / Crystal Palace via Sydenham will not run.

Trains between London Bridge and Crystal Palace via Tulse Hill will be extended to Caterham, dividing at Purley with a portion to / from Tattenham Corner.

Replacement buses will run between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at all stations.

Customers should London Underground between London Bridge and Canada Water / London Overground between Canada Water and New Cross Gate. 


Trains between Brighton and Bedford / Gatwick Airport and Cambridge will start / terminate at Three Bridges and will not stop at London Bridge. Use alternative Southern services to / from Brighton.

Trains between Horsham and Peterborough will run as separate services, between Horsham and London Blackfriars / London Kings Cross and Peterborough.

Reduced service between Bedford and Gatwick Airport.

Services will be subject to extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.